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              FILE - In this July 24, 2012 file photo, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran III speaks during a Board of Health public hearing in New York. Halloran and New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith were arrested Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in an alleged plot to rig the New York City mayor  FILE - In this July 24, 2012 file photo, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran III speaks during a Board of Health public hearing in New York. Halloran and New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith were arrested Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in an alleged plot to rig the New York City mayor's race. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)   

State senator, five others arrested in bribery scheme to get on NYC mayoral ballot [VIDEO]

Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith was one of six people arrested Tuesday for attempting to bribe his way onto the ballot for mayor of New York City, reports NBC.

The alleged conspirators were working with an undercover FBI agent, who they believed to be a wealthy real-estate developer. The mayoral race is scheduled for November 2013.

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